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fluid ounce

n. Abbr. fl. oz.
1. A unit of volume or capacity in the US Customary System, used in liquid measure, equal to 29.57 milliliters (1.804 cubic inches).
2. A unit of volume or capacity in the British Imperial System, used in liquid and dry measure, equal to 28.41 milliliters (1.734 cubic inches).

fluid ounce

n
(Units) a unit of capacity equal to the volume of one avoirdupois ounce of distilled water at 62°F: there are twenty fluid ounces in an Imperial pint and sixteen in a US pint

flu′id ounce′


n.
a measure of capacity equal to 1/16 pint or 1.8047 cubic inches (29.573 milliliters) in the U.S., and equal to 1/20 of an imperial pint or 1.7339 cubic inches (28.413 milliliters) in Great Britain. Abbr.: fl. oz.
[1880–85]

fluid ounce

A liquid measure equal to 1/16 of a pint (29.57 milliliters). See Table at measurement.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fluid ounce - a British imperial unit of capacity or volume (liquid or dry) equal to 8 fluid drams or 28.416 cubic centimeters (1.734 cubic inches)
British capacity unit, Imperial capacity unit - a unit of measure for capacity officially adopted in the British Imperial System; British units are both dry and wet
fluid drachm, fluid dram, fluidram, drachm - a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 60 minims or 3.5516 cubic centimeters
gill - a British imperial capacity unit (liquid or dry) equal to 5 fluid ounces or 142.066 cubic centimeters
2.fluid ounce - a United States unit of capacity or volume equal to 1.804 cubic inches
United States liquid unit - a liquid unit officially adopted in the United States Customary System
fluid drachm, fluid dram, fluidram, drachm - a unit of capacity or volume in the apothecary system equal to one eighth of a fluid ounce
gill - a United States liquid unit equal to 4 fluid ounces
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